The Arkwright Engineering Scholarship is looking to search for the next generation of engineering talent, S4 students in Scotland are eligible to apply, applications close on Friday, 14 January.
The fully-funded scholarship – part of the children’s education charity The Smallpeice Trust – aims to provide young people of all backgrounds the opportunity to “experience the exciting world of engineering”.
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It is open to students across the UK, and offers a fully-funded two-year program of work experience across a range of sectors, from marine engineering to civil and aerospace engineering. Participating students work alongside and learn from real-world industry experts such as CrowdStrike, McLaren Racing and RAF, as they experience what it takes to be a leading engineer.
Benefits include a financial reward of £600 to fund technical or curriculum-based projects plus purchase of equipment, additional courses, hands-on mentorship with art projects as well as further study and career paths.
In addition, the scholarship provides a nationally recognized certification to enhance university applications and apprenticeships, as well as a donation of £400 to schools for successful applicants. For more information visit www.arkwright.org.uk.